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bibliography of published research on the measurement of inequality and poverty, 1970-1982

A. B. Atkinson

bibliography of published research on the measurement of inequality and poverty, 1970-1982

by A. B. Atkinson

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Published by [University of Warwick, Department of Economics] .
Written in English


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Statementby A.B. Atkinson.
SeriesSocial Science Research Council Programme. Taxation, incentives and the distribution of income, no. 36
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21292615M

Areas of expertise Wages • Poverty • Jobs • Health care • Economic mobility Biography Elise Gould joined EPI in Her research areas include wages, poverty, inequality, economic mobility and health care. She is a co-author of The State of Working America, 12th Edition. Gould authored a chapter on health in The State of Working America /09; co-authored a book. UK Poverty and Income Inequality Trends /16 0 5 10 15 20 25 30 35 40

Academic Bibliography. Health inequality/Socioeconomic status and health. For at least 30 years, it has been recognized that poor people have poor health and that their poverty is not because of their poor health. Health inequalities is the term used in the United Kingdom and Europe. A study by the World Institute for Development Economics Research at United Nations University reports that the richest 1% of adults alone owned 40% of global assets in the year The three richest people in the world possess more financial assets than the lowest 48 nations combined. The combined wealth of the "10 million dollar millionaires" grew to nearly $41 trillion in

No other measure of inequality is presently available that can be applied across societies in a reasonably comparable way. 8 WP's analyses then typically take the form of scatterplots with a measure of income inequality on the X-axis and a measure of health—or, say, of educational attainment or of the incidence of some social problem—on the.   The purposes of this bibliography are to present an overview of the published literature on equity in health and to summarize key articles relevant to the mission of the International Society for Equity in Health (ISEqH). The intent is to show the directions being taken in health equity research including theories, methods, and interventions to understand the genesis of inequities and their.


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Bibliography of published research on the measurement of inequality and poverty, 1970-1982 by A. B. Atkinson Download PDF EPUB FB2

The handbook on poverty and inequality provides tools to measure, describe, monitor, evaluate, and analyze poverty.

It provides background materials for designing poverty reduction strategies. This book is intended for researchers and policy analysts involved in poverty research and policy making. works on poverty, this book also offers compelling portraits of teachers and other against razor-thin profits and competition from abroad.

–7– Defining and Measuring Poverty Short, K. The research supplemental poverty measure: Current Population Poverty, inequality, and cost of living differences (DP). In File Size: KB. Sir Anthony Barnes "Tony" Atkinson CBE FBA (4 September – 1 January ) was a British economist, senior research fellow of Nuffield College, Oxford, and Centennial Professor at the London School of Economics.

A student of James Meade, Atkinson virtually single-handedly established the modern British field of inequality and poverty studies. He worked on inequality and poverty for Born: Anthony Barnes Atkinson, 4 September.

Book January 1970-1982 book 8, Reads How we measure 'reads' A 'read' is counted each time someone views a publication summary (such as the title, abstract, and list of authors), clicks on a.

A Unified Approach to Measuring Poverty and Inequality: Theory and Practice is an introduction to the theory and practice of measuring poverty and inequality, as well as a user's guide for analyzing income or consumption distribution for any standard household dataset using the World Bank's ADePT software.

The book analyses the complexity of poverty and inequality beyond an over-determination of the concepts by the economic or the wealth index in South Africa.

Ingrid’s areas of research interest include the measurement of poverty and inequality, unemployment, social protection and fiscal policy. He has published in these fields in both.

This essay aims at a broad, main-stream account of the literature on inequality and poverty measurement in the space of income and, additionally, deals with measures of disparity and deprivation in the more expanded domain of capabilities and functionings. In addition to an introductory and a concluding part, the paper has four sections.

The first of these, on measurement of income inequality. First published inthis book presents a systematic treatment of the conceptual framework as well as the practical problems of measurement of inequality. Alternative approaches are evaluated in terms of their philosophical assumptions, economic content, and statistical requirements.

In a new introduction, Amartya Sen, jointly with James Foster, critically surveys the literature that. There are fewer people living in extreme poverty in the world today than 30 years ago. While that is an achievement, continuing progress for poor people is far from assured. Inequalities in access to key resources threaten to stall growth and poverty reduction in many places.

The world's poorest have made only a small absolute gain over those 30 years. The Southern Cone region (including Brazil) continued to be the most dynamic region and the main driver of poverty reduction in LAC, while poverty in Central America and Mexico proved more stubborn.

About 68 percent of poverty reduction between and was driven by economic growth, with the remaining 32 percent arising. This volume consists of a number of papers related to the theme of the dynamics of inequality and poverty.

These are subdivided into four separate parts. The five chapters in Part I of this volume are concerned with inequality and poverty over extended time periods.

Bandyopadhyay and Cowell deal with the concept of vulnerability in the context of income mobility of the poor. Inequality measures can be used to illustrate inequality between groups and within groups (Haughton & Khandker, ).

The choice of measurement can have different policy implications. A variety of databases provide data on inequality from a wide range of developed and developing countries.

However, the data is hard to compare, as survey coverage is still [ ]. For a=0, the measure Po is just the head-count ratio. For a=1, the measure P1 is the Poverty Gap Ratio. As a increases, larger poverty gaps begin to acquire greater weight& the measure becomes increasingly sensitive. For a=2, tells that when there’s no inequality, poverty can be captured by HCR & IGR but inequality, given by Cp, raises poverty.

Downloadable. This paper explores the link between poverty and inequality through an analysis of the poverty impact of changes in income-component inequality and in between -an within- group inequality.

This can help shed light on the theoretical and empirical linkages between poverty, growth and inequality. It might also help design policies to improve both equity and welfare.

poverty is more closely related to inequality in that what it means to be poor reflects prevailing living conditions in the whole population. But the degree of inequality will have implications for both conceptions of poverty. Inequality Briefing No 2 discusses these relationships in more detail.

Poverty & Public Policy publishes quality research on poverty, income distribution, and welfare programs from scholars around the is eclectic, publishing peer-reviewed empirical studies, peer-reviewed theoretical essays on approaches to poverty and social welfare, book reviews, data sets, edited blogs, and incipient data from scholars, aid workers and other hands-on officials in.

The definition of poverty, which is conventionally measured by income, is associated with Charles Booth, who came up with the concept of the poverty line in his important survey The Life and Labor of the People in London, which was carried out between and The poverty line reflects any calculations about the money required for subsistence living, including housing, food and other.

Amy Khare’s research aims to shape policy solutions to urban poverty and inequality, with a focus on housing and community development. She works with the Urban Institute on the Cost of Segregation study, in partnership with Chicago’s Metropolitan Planning Council.

This project quantifies the economic costs of racial and economic segregation and advances policy changes in the. This booklet contains the overview from Poverty in a Rising Africa, Africa Poverty Report doi: / The PDF of the final, full-length book, once published, will be available at.

Various measures of inequality that have been proposed in the literature are discussed. These fall into two categories: those that measure in some objective sense—positive measures that make no explicit use of any concept of social welfare and those that measure in terms of a normative notion of social welfare and the loss incurred from unequal distribution.

Relationship between relative income poverty and income inequality (Gini coefficient)-before housing costs measure of disposable income (/16, GB/UK) Advertisement Content uploaded by.Inequalities and Their Measurement This paper is a review of the recent advances in the measurement of inequality.

Inequality can have several dimensions. Economists are mostly concerned with the income and consumption dimensions of inequality. Several inequality indices including the most widely. The Journal of Economic Inequality provides a forum for analysis and measurement of economic and social inequalities, using theoretical and empirical approaches.

Among the topics considered are: differences within and between countries, and globally; inequalities of outcome and of opportunity, poverty, and mobility; univariate and multivariate approaches; differences between .